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A 7-YEAR-OLD PAKISTANI GIRL WAS RAPED STRANGLED AND LEFT IN A DUMPSTER


But the father of 7-year-old Zainab, who was raped and strangled last week, says he won't bury her until her killer is found and punished... READ MORE

10th January, 2018 23123

FRENCH WOMEN'S RIGHTS ACTIVISTS DENOUNCE DENEUVE'S LETTER


Italian filmmaker and actress Asia Argento, one of the dozens of women who have alleged Weinstein sexually harassed or assaulted them, called the letter "deplorable" in a tweet... READ MORE

10th January, 2018 0

WOMEN SHOULD BE TOLD IF NEW PARTNER HAS ABUSIVE PAST, SAY VICTIMS GROUPS


Police would then have the right to inform the woman of a new partner's convictions... READ MORE

6th January, 2018 2467

FREED TO KILL AGAIN AND AGAIN


Freed to kill again and again Theodore Johnson and the truth about domestic violence... READ MORE

3rd January, 2018 6300

NUMBER OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS WITHOUT LEGAL HELP SOARS


Domestic violence victims still waiting for legal aid reform, says labour... READ MORE

27th December, 2017 3754

THESE ARE THE MINISTERS WITH THE TOUGHEST ASSIGNMENTS


We're looking at family violence, inland rail, robodebt, prawns and penalty rates... READ MORE

20th December, 2017 548

ESSEX POLICE DEFEND SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE


Essex police and county council have defended a social media campaign on domestic violence after critics accused it of encouraging survivors to stay with perpetrators... READ MORE

16th December, 2017 340

SHOCKING TOLL OF WOMEN KILLED BY MEN RENEWS CALL FOR SAFE SPACES


Women's Aid said that the census revealed patterns in the killings... READ MORE

10th December, 2017 11504

CUTS TO WOMEN'S REFUGES ARE A MEASURE OF OUR COUNTRY


I was a police officer for over 20 years and I have seen the terrible consequences of domestic violence particularly where women have lost their lives... READ MORE

5th December, 2017 62

2 FOUND DEAD IN CENTRAL TOPEKA HOME AFTER POLICE STANDOFF


Topeka police said a standoff began at the home Monday morning after officers responded to a call about a domestic violence situation... READ MORE

27th November, 2017 0

WOMEN'S LIVES AT RISK FROM CHANGES TO FUNDING FOR REFUGES, SAY CHARITIES


New measures on violence against women to be put in domestic abuse bill... READ MORE

27th November, 2017 4666

EUROPEAN LEADERS PLEDGE TO COMBAT VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN


French President Emmanuel Macron called on the whole nation to push for gender equality, starting with the eradication of violence against women... READ MORE

26th November, 2017 292

'I SCREAMED FOR HELP, BUT NOBODY CAME'


Mongolia's domestic violence victims struggle for support amid austerity and arctic temperatures... READ MORE

25th November, 2017 211

TEXTS FROM STUDENT WHO KILLED HERSELF SHARED ACROSS CAMPUSES


Emily Drouet, 18, then studying law at Aberdeen University, texted friends in the weeks before her death in March 2016... READ MORE

25th November, 2017 2754

#CHURCHTOO: CHRISTIAN VICTIMS OF ABUSE JOIN SOCIAL MEDIA OUTPOURING


I want church leaders to expose the abusers in their congregations... READ MORE

24th November, 2017 1871

FRENCH PRESIDENT TO LAUNCH 'CULTURAL WAR' ON SEXUAL ABUSE


A bill on sexual harassment and violence will be debated in parliament next year to decide on the introduction of a new offence of street harassment... READ MORE

24th November, 2017 728

U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL ORDERS REVIEW OF BACKGROUND CHECK SYSTEM FOR GUNS


Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a far-ranging review of the FBI database used to check the backgrounds of prospective gun buyers, after... READ MORE

23rd November, 2017 2

'I WILL KILL YOU': US MOTHER HELD CAPTIVE BY TALIBAN-LINKED MILITANTS SPEAKS


She and her Canadian husband were abducted by the Haqqani network while travelling through a remote area of Afghanistan... READ MORE

21st November, 2017 0

ENDING VIOLENCE B.C. RECOGNIZES SQUAMISH NATION WOMAN'S COMMUNITY WORK


A residential school survivor who transformed her life is being recognized for her work helping First Nations families struggling with domestic violence... READ MORE

17th November, 2017 450

GUNMAN'S FAMILY 'APPALLED' BY CALIFORNIA RAMPAGE


The district attorney, Gregg Cohen, told the Sacramento Bee the man in that case is Kevin Neal... READ MORE

15th November, 2017 0

TEXAS GUNMAN'S EX-WIFE SAID HE ONCE PUT A GUN TO HER HEAD AND ASKED, 'DO YOU WANT TO DIE?'


Brennaman and Kelley divorced after the incident, which resulted in him being court-martialed and sentenced to a year of confinement... READ MORE

12th November, 2017 56

TEXAS SHOOTER DEVIN KELLEY HELD GUN TO WIFE'S HEAD AND THREATENED TO PULL TRIGGER


Ms Edwards said Kelley had threatened to harm himself before the Air Force referred him for mental-health treatment, according to CNN... READ MORE

12th November, 2017 5

EX-WIFE OF TEXAS CHURCH GUNMAN DEVIN KELLEY SAYS HE ONCE PUT A GUN TO HER HEAD OVER SPEEDING TICKET


The ex-wife of Texas gunman Devin Kelley said he frequently displayed violent tendencies and once put a gun to her head over a speeding ticket... READ MORE

12th November, 2017 40

FORMER ADDICT SHARES STORY TO SHINE LIGHT ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE


The New South Wales Domestic Violence Death Review panel has also put together an information booklet for new arrival communities... READ MORE

10th November, 2017 476

TEXAS SHOOTING REMINDS US THAT MISOGYNY CAN BE FATAL


The Texas massacre is a grave reminder that the majority of mass shootings in America are committed by individuals with histories of domestic violence... READ MORE

10th November, 2017 674

TEXAS GUNMAN ESCAPED MENTAL FACILITY IN 2012, CAUGHT SMUGGLING ARMS INTO U.S. AIR FORCE BASE


That same year he briefly escaped from a mental health facility in Santa Teresa, New Mexico, according to an El Paso, Texas, police report... READ MORE

8th November, 2017 1

TEXAS CHURCH GUNMAN SENT HOSTILE TEXT MESSAGES BEFORE ATTACK


Kelley's mother-in-law sometimes attended services there, but the sheriff said she was not at church on Sunday... READ MORE

7th November, 2017 0

AIR FORCE DIDN'T SUBMIT TEXAS CHURCH SHOOTER'S CRIMINAL HISTORY TO FBI


Kelley reportedly fractured his infant stepson's skull and was supposed to be barred from buying guns, on account of his prior conviction... READ MORE

6th November, 2017 7744

AIR FORCE ADMITS IT FAILED TO NOTIFY FBI ABOUT SHOOTER'S VIOLENT PAST


Had the Air Force taken such measures, Gerrond said, it is more likely the details of Kelley's conviction would have reached the FBI's database... READ MORE

6th November, 2017 29

CONTROL AND FEAR: WHAT MASS KILLINGS AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HAVE IN COMMON


'Intimate Terrorism' Domestic violence often follows a pattern in which an abuser seeks to control every aspect of a victim's life... READ MORE

6th November, 2017 5708

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'SUBMIT TO YOUR HUSBANDS': WOMEN TOLD TO ENDURE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE NAME OF GOD


Kara Hartley is the Archdeacon for Women in the Diocese of Sydney and deputy chair of a taskforce looking into church responses to domestic violence... READ MORE

11th August, 2017 53217

MOROCCAN STATE TV SHOWS WOMEN HOW TO HIDE SIGNS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE


Women in Morocco have reacted in horror after a programme on state television demonstrated how they could use makeup to cover up evidence of domestic violence... READ MORE

27th November, 2016 39318

'CONSTANTLY TERRIFIED': WOMEN ON FACING THEIR ABUSERS IN FAMILY COURTS


He also said judges needed to be more alert to perpetrators of domestic violence using the courts as a way to continue their abuse... READ MORE

20th January, 2017 26706

OILPATCH JOB LOSSES PUSHING MORE ALBERTANS TO TAKE THEIR OWN LIVES, EXPERTS BELIEVE


The suicide rate in Alberta has increased dramatically in the wake of mounting job losses across the province... READ MORE

7th December, 2015 13966

MEN KILLED 900 WOMEN IN SIX YEARS IN ENGLAND AND WALES, FIGURES SHOW


Femicide is a leading cause of premature death for women, but there is limited research on the issue, according to the groups behind the census... READ MORE

7th December, 2016 12122

'CARIBOU LEGS' CLOSES CROSS-COUNTRY RUN FOR MMIW IN ST. JOHN'S


Brad Firth, the ultra-marathon runner also known as 'Caribou Legs,' ended his cross-country run in honour of missing and murdered Indigenous women and domestic violence... READ MORE

21st November, 2016 12025

THE VIRGINIA GUNMAN IS A REMINDER


But while curbing domestic violence could help prevent public mass shootings, the crime is too misunderstood by politicians and the public for change to happen... READ MORE

15th June, 2017 11855

UN REVEALS ALARMINGLY HIGH LEVELS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN


There is actually a great deal more attention being paid today to violence against women, said Charlotte Bunch, a feminist scholar who attended the Beijing conference... READ MORE

9th March, 2015 9456

AFGHAN WOMAN'S EARS CUT OFF BY HUSBAND


The woman's husband is on the run in Kashinda district following the attack, police have told local media... READ MORE

1st February, 2017 9115

'IF HE BEATS YOU, HE LOVES YOU'


Under pressure from conservative parenting groups and the Russian Orthodox Church, the deputies voted this week to strike domestic violence from the criminal code, as well... READ MORE

28th January, 2017 8993

ALMOST 80% OF SOUTH KOREAN MEN HAVE ABUSED GIRLFRIEND, STUDY CLAIMS


The study, based on responses from 2,000 South Korean men, showed that 1,593, or 79.7 percent, had physically or psychologically abused a girlfriend while they were dating... READ MORE

24th August, 2017 4571

'I WAS SO SCARED': THAI WOMEN REVEAL VIOLENCE AT THE HANDS OF AUSTRALIAN PARTNERS


Thai migrant women are victims of domestic violence at seven times the national rate, mostly at the hands of their Australian-born partners, the latest data shows... READ MORE

25th November, 2016 4299

JEREMY HUNT URGED TO BAN GP FEES FOR 'IMMORAL' DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LETTERS


It should not be a privilege for victims of domestic abuse to gain legal aid... READ MORE

5th February, 2017 4217

TRUSS ORDERS REVIEW TO BAN ABUSERS TORMENTING VICTIMS IN FAMILY COURTS


Truss orders review to ban abusers tormenting victims in family courts... READ MORE

5th January, 2017 3591

PAKISTANI POLICE ARREST 20 FOR ORDERING 'REVENGE RAPE'


The maximum punishment for rape under Pakistani law is the death penalty... READ MORE

26th July, 2017 3451

EXTRA ?6M IN DEVELOPMENT FUNDING TO FIGHT ABUSE OF WOMEN AND GIRLS


Britain is to step up efforts to combat abuse of women and girls around the world, international development secretary Priti Patel said this weekend... READ MORE

27th November, 2016 2683

2 ADULTS DEAD IN APPARENT MURDER-SUICIDE AT CALIFORNIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL


Emergency personnel respond to a shooting inside North Park School Elementary School on Monday in San Bernardino, Calif... READ MORE

10th April, 2017 2588

TORY MP TALKS FOR OVER AN HOUR IN BID TO DERAIL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BILL


Ministers were debating whether to ratify the Istanbul Convention, which would increase support for victims of domestic violence... READ MORE

16th December, 2016 2361

ATTORNEY GENERAL URGED TO REVIEW RELEASE OF MAN WHO BEAT WIFE WITH CRICKET BAT


The sentencing at Manchester crown court provoked outrage among campaigners, who said it showed a shocking ignorance around the impact of domestic violence on women ... READ MORE

27th March, 2017 2183

MP MICHELLE THOMSON SAYS SHE WAS RAPED AGED 14


Mps ask may to ratify international accord on violence against women... READ MORE

9th December, 2016 2038

DOMESTIC ABUSER MUST TELL POLICE IF HE GETS A NEW GIRLFRIEND


Londoner Kylle Godfrey believed to be first person in England and Wales to be subject to new domestic violence disclosure scheme... READ MORE

5th April, 2017 2035

CPS ACCUSED OF FAILING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS AFTER WOMAN LOSES EYE IN ATTACK


Ibrahim Akanbi was found guilty of grievous bodily harm last month at Woolwich crown court in London and was sentenced to three years in prison... READ MORE

27th January, 2017 2015

BBC SHOW DIVIDES FANS WITH ABUSE STORY LINE


LONDON -- In the rural village of Ambridge on the British radio show The Archers, nothing much changes, and listeners like it that way... READ MORE

4th September, 2016 1662

INDIAN MAN KILLS WIFE OVER DINNER DELAY


Domestic violence has been the most reported violent crime against women in the country every year for more than a decade now... READ MORE

11th July, 2017 1470

'CAMOUFLAGING' DOMESTIC VIOLENCE WITH MAKEUP, TV SHOW APOLOGISES


It is unclear if the woman was an actual victim of domestic violence... READ MORE

28th November, 2016 1426

MILLION WOMEN RISE: THOUSANDS MARCH THROUGH CENTRAL LONDON


Thousands of women marched through central London on Saturday to call for an end to violence against women and girls, days after International Women's Day... READ MORE

12th March, 2017 1422

JOURNALIST ARRESTED 'FOR ASKING DONALD TRUMP'S HEALTH SECRETARY QUESTIONS ABOUT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE'


Journalist arrested 'for asking Trump's health secretary a question about domestic violence'... READ MORE

12th May, 2017 1416

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS MAKING HEADLINES AROUND THE WORLD. NOW IT'S TIME FOR THE WORLD TO START TAKING IT SERIOUSLY.


As people in the development community never tire of repeating, domestic violence is a major obstacle to human development... READ MORE

16th February, 2017 1337

FORCED MARRIAGE VICTIMS ARE MADE TO PAY TO GO HOME TO UK


The Foreign Office has come under fire for ordering victims of forced marriage to repay the government the costs of their repatriation... READ MORE

27th December, 2016 1327

STAY OF EXECUTION GRANTED FOR DAD WHO MURDERED KIDS


John Battaglia was scheduled to be executed Wednesday night for the 2001 murders of his daughters -- ages 6 and 9... READ MORE

31st March, 2016 1301


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